LIN:XETRA-Linde PLC (EUR)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | XETRA

Last Closing Price

EUR 331.00

Change

-3.00 (-0.90)%

Market Cap

EUR 165.30B

Volume

0.56M

Avg Analyst Target

EUR 336.33 (+1.61%)

Avg User Target

EUR
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


LIN Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Linde PLC stock forecasts from 4 analysts, the average analyst target price for Linde PLC is EUR 336.33 over the next 12 months. Linde PLC’s average analyst rating is not available. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Linde PLC is Neutral, which is based on 8 positive signals and 9 negative signals. At the last closing, Linde PLC’s stock price was EUR 331.00. Linde PLC’s stock price has changed by +2.56% over the past week, +15.47% over the past month and +12.82% over the last year.

About Linde PLC (LIN:XETRA)

Linde plc operates as an industrial gas and engineering company in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It offers atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases; and process gases, such as carbon dioxide, helium, hy ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Specialty Chemicals

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
AIL:XETRA Air Liquide SA

+0.98 (+0.70%)

EUR73.33B 27.73 13.29
SY1:XETRA Symrise AG

-0.60 (-0.54%)

EUR15.61B 38.25 20.25
BNR:XETRA Brenntag SE

-0.02 (-0.03%)

EUR10.57B 14.08 6.90
EVK:XETRA Evonik Industries AG

-0.01 (-0.05%)

EUR8.86B 9.41 4.52
1COV:XETRA Covestro AG

-0.70 (-1.84%)

EUR7.21B 7.36 3.87
WCH:XETRA Wacker Chemie AG

+0.30 (+0.24%)

EUR6.24B 4.80 2.55
VBK:XETRA VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie A..

-2.90 (-3.70%)

EUR5.13B 16.29 9.63
FPE:XETRA Fuchs Petrolub SE

+0.10 (+0.35%)

EUR4.45B 15.93 9.78
FPE3:XETRA Fuchs Petrolub SE

-0.36 (-1.04%)

EUR4.25B 17.33 9.58
LXS:XETRA LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft

-0.01 (-0.03%)

EUR3.34B 13.43 5.54

ETFs Containing LIN

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 8.17% 81% B- 88% B+
Dividend Return 1.09% 25% F 25% F
Total Return 9.26% 81% B- 88% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.31% 81% B- 90% A-
Dividend Return 1.51% 25% F 31% F
Total Return 18.82% 81% B- 91% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 73.34% 87% B+ 86% B
Dividend Return 11.85% 71% C- 63% D
Total Return 85.20% 87% B+ 89% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 14.62% 75% C 82% B-
Dividend Return 1.99% 50% F 35% F
Total Return 16.62% 75% C 85% B
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 17.75% 75% C 48% F
Risk Adjusted Return 93.64% 88% B+ 91% A-
Market Capitalization 165.30B 100% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 44.91 6% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.57 13% F 20% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 17.00 31% F 21% F
EV/EBITDA 17.88 13% F 16% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.39% 19% F 44% F
Return on Invested Capital 6.61% 19% F 47% F
Return on Assets 5.01% 25% F 65% D
Debt to Equity Ratio 25.74% 62% D- 66% D
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.45% 31% F 28% F
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.88 63% D 76% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.